Dutch people are throwing away less food. This year 34.3 kilograms of food per person ended up in the bin, 7 kilograms less than in 2016, according to a study by the Ministry of Agriculture, Nature and Food Quality. The amount of liquid food stuffs thrown away decreased by 11 liters to over 45 liters.
Minister Carola Schouten of Agriculture aims to reduce food waste by half in 2030 when compared to 2015. Not just household waste, but in the entire food chain.